Battery

Orange County Battery Lawyer Fighting For Your Freedom

Make The Right Call 714-733-1737  >
Font import

If you’re facing criminal charges in Orange County complete the form to speak with Attorney Goodman

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

dedicated to criminal defense
for over 20+ years

  • If you need a lawyer,
    she is the one you want.

    “Her knowledge and professionalism are what helped me get through a difficult time.”
    avvo review
  • If you need a lawyer,
    she is the one you want.

    “Her knowledge and professionalism are what helped me get through a difficult time.”
    avvo review
  • If you need a lawyer,
    she is the one you want.

    “Her knowledge and professionalism are what helped me get through a difficult time.”
    avvo review

Orange County Battery Lawyer

Challenge Battery Charges with Confidence

While assault and battery charges are often coupled together, they are actually two separate violent crimes with different meanings. In the state of California, a battery charge is considered the more serious of the two since it is the criminal act that actually inflicts an injury on a victim.

People charged with battery could be penalized by:

  • High fines
  • Time behind bars
  • Child custody removal
  • Lengthy probation

Attorney Jacqueline Goodman is ready to protect your rights after you are accused of battery in Orange County, CA. She is one of a slim number of criminal defense lawyers in the region who are Board-Certified Specialists in Criminal Law. Her in-depth knowledge of California’s battery laws become your advantage when you let manage your case.


Get your battery defense moving today. Call (714) 733-1737.


What Does Battery Mean Exactly?

A battery charge covers the willful action of violence against another person that actually caused them physical harm, while assault charges stem from when someone who tries to cause harm or threatens harm but never actually does it; either these can also be categorized as domestic violence.

Battery is punishable by up to six months in jail and a fine of $2,000 in low-level misdemeanor cases. Aggravated battery includes violence that led to serious bodily injury to another. This can be punishable by up to one year in jail if charged as a misdemeanor and up to four years in prison with $10,000 in fines if it is a felony.

When a deadly weapon is involved, the crime can be considered a felony. The penalties for this escalated form of battery may include up to four years in prison, confiscation of weapons, community service, restitution to the victim, and $10,000 in fines.

Avoiding Penalties for Battery Charges

Police may often try to coerce you into saying something that can be used against you in court when they first respond to a call that reports suspected battery. You have the right to remain silent, and you should probably use it. When Orange County Battery Attorney Jacqueline Goodman is representing you in person, she can be there during interrogations to ensure the police do not encroach on your rights or back you into a corner.

Her goal is to provide you with the counsel, legal understanding, and representation needed to bring a compelling argument against the prosecution. She is highly praised by past clients for her willingness to quickly answer questions and keep them informed as their case progresses. With her by your side and acting on your behalf, you can prepare for anything the prosecution throws your way, potentially arguing that you were acting in self-defense.

Call (714) 733-1737 if you have been charged for battery in Orange County, CA.

ARE YOU FACING CRIMINAL CHARGES IN ORANGE COUNTY? YOU NEED JACQUELINE ON YOUR SIDE.

HAVE OUR OFFICE REACH OUT TO YOU

real people. real results.

  • +

    MISDEMEANOR SETTLEMENT

    MISDEMEANOR SETTLEMENT

    2ND DUI

    Misdemeanor on completion of community service - Felony 2nd DUI, under 21 with injury.

    +

    case dismissed

    CASE REJECTED

    ATTEMPTED MURDER OF POLICE OFFICER

    Los Angeles Arrest Pre-filing representation on Attempted murder of police officer, assault with a deadly weapon upon a police officer.

    +

    CASE
    REJECTED

    CASE REJECTED

    ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

    Strike felonies including assault with a deadly weapon - car with great bodily injury.

  • +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CAR ACCIDENT

    Car accident, no license, speeding (filed by Anaheim City Attorney).

    +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CHILD ENDANGERMENT / CRUELTY

    Penal Code 273a(b) Child endangerment/cruelty.

    +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CHILD MOLESTATION

    Child molestation: Felony.

  • +

    PROBATION TERMINATED EARLY

    PROBATION TERMINATED EARLY

    COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

    Commercial burglary probation violation: dismissed, no violation found.

    +

    case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CONTEMPT OF COURT ORDER

    Contempt of court order by a gang member.

    +

    Case dismissed

    Case dismissed

    CSA CASE

    CSA case dismissed.

Contact Us
Hablo Español »